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Mar 3, 2012 6:30pm EST
piccan indiana. a hospital official says her entire family-- mother, father, brother, and sister-- were all killed in the storm. elsewhere in indiana, survivors are counting their blessings. elaine quijano is in the town of henryville tonight. >> reporter: wayne talbott used to have one of the best views in henryville but no longer. perched high on a hill, he sees only destruction. >> i worked all my life to have what we have, and it's all gone in 15 seconds, and... it's almost more than you can bear. >> reporter: just before the tornado reached his house, he managed to get his quadriplegic daughter to an interior room. then he heard the roar. >> i just got back in the front door, and went to shut the door and it hit and i couldn't close the door. i had to hold on to the door. >> reporter: he remembers saying a prayer. >> "dear lord, please take care of us." and he did. >> good girl, careful, find it. >> reporter: search teams scoured henryville, a town of 1900, for survivors. paige kolok and her partner patty hanifen, and search dog evie, began combing through the debris hours a
Mar 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
babcock family in indiana who died on friday. and then we got this sad news, a fifth and final member of the family, 15 month old angel babcock died today of her injuries. she had been ripped from her home and found alive in a field yesterday. tornadoes hit seven states over two days. henreyville, indiana, was hit by two tornadoes and all but destroyed. elaine quijano begins our coverage there ♪ ♪ . >> reporter: there's still no power and no heat at st. francis xavier catholic church in henreyville but at morning mass parishners made sure there was music. ♪ ♪ . >> reporter: father steven schaftlein spoke of healing. he told his congregation that this town of 1900 residents has a choice, hope or des prayer-- despair. >> we can choose to begin anew, and either see this experience as the end or a new beginning. >> reporter: starting over will take time. the national weather service reports two tornadoes hit henreyville friday afternoon. one of them a powerful ef-4 on a scale of 5 with winds in excess of 165 miles an hour o raked the ground for some 50 miles. >> today crews pull mood
Mar 2, 2012 6:30pm EST
, indiana, ten miles northwest of louisville, kentucky. the police tell us this tornado caused extensive damage there. this is henryville, indiana, population 1,900. homes and businesses have been platenned. the same thing happened in nearby mariesville. a police officer there says the village is "completely gone. at least three people have been killed in southern indiana. the storms are massive, as we saw in downtown nashville. this is 11 minutes of video that we compressed to show you how the storm hit music city. the emotions of this evening were caught in this picture of one survivor in alabama after he found the one possession that he may have wanted to save the most. there were also reports of tornadoes across northern alabama. one ripped part of the roof off a maximum security prison. mark strassmann is in the town of new market tonight. mark? >> reporter: by mid-morning, scott, this house had been flattened. the good news is no one was home. and you see storm ruin just like this all over this neighborhood. now consider something else: this has been a long, frightening day of viol
Mar 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
almost inescapable. >> pelley: growing up in indiana roberts was the smartest did in class. he has a history degree from harvard with top honors and a law degree from harvard with high honors. roberts has a conservative view of the role of a judge. he believes in leaving legislating to the congress and he said this in his confirmation hearing. >> judges are like umpires. umpires don't make the rules, they apply them. >> pelley: attorney david bois has argued before the chief when you look at the tenure of chief justice roberts, what has this court been known for? >> i think it's been known for conservatism-- not entirely-- but i think in general it's moved the flaw a conservative direction but i think it's largely done that incrementally. >> pelley: "cautious" is a word you hear often when people describe roberts. cautious and a stickler for rules. >> well, the chief justice is not only a brilliant judge but he's a regular person. he's got a family, he's the kind of person who would talk sports with you and he enjoys a round of golf. >> pelley: you play golf with him? >> there was a
Mar 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
salem, indiana. the entire family. to bring us up to date on what's going on in the disaster area, anna werner is in west liberty, kentucky, tonight. anna? >> reporter: scott, the man in charge of putting west liberty back together again is tim diley. is's a county judge who's also in charge of emergency services here. his primary focus right now: getting main street back in business. >> the economy has got to roll because if the economy stops paychecks don't go out, how do you go to the grocery store and buy the food, the milk, the stuff you need? >> reporter: conley road out the tornado inside city hall. he slept just seven hours since. power and phone service has to be restored and buildings inspected for safety before the cleanup can really begin. how are you dealing with all of this yourself? >> i'm breaking down. i'm... i'm physically healthy. i'm mentally... i'm mentally shot. i've got to pull myself together to keep the county going. >> reporter: he's not alone. the tornado destroyed the local bank where patti gibson worked for 24 years. >> on the second floor. >> reporter: that
Mar 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
could handle the mess by itself. but when illinois learned that indiana's aid application, which claimed more than 25 million dollars in damages from storms in the last couple of weeks, had been approved by fema, senator dick durbin and others were outraged. >> to think that these local communities or our state with its own budget problems can take care of this is just naive. >> reporter: fema said denied applications are not unprecedented. last year's minnesota's request after storms and tornadoes was also rejected. >> turning down a disaster is never easy. we know there's real people and real homes that have been impacted. this is not about the individual or the family. this is really about looking at the impacts to the state. >> reporter: illinois is appealing the decision, scott. its congressional delegation and governor quinn will be meeting with fema officials in washington tomorrow. >> pelley: dean, thanks very much. he's a mobster turned author. now the words he wrote may seal his fate. that's next. that's next. can you start the day the way you wa can orencia help? [ wom
Mar 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
greatest risk is in ohio and indiana, and down in kentucky and tennessee. twisters ripped through missouri, tennessee, illinois yd kansas yesterday, killing 13 people and leaving the pictures that summed it all up for us today, pictures of relief that a grandson was spared in harrisburg, illinois. realization that most everything anu've worked for is gone. and reflection on how much life can change in an instant. dean reynolds is in bridgeway, illinois, tonight. co reporter: scott, it's taken ving couple of days of driving around and surveying the damage to get a real sense of the power of this tornado and how it chewed up just about everything it touched. bit by bit, piece by piece, they tried to bring some order out of ndscapaotic landscape. donald davis sifted the debris in what was left of his harrisburg home. so the... the roof just david in, huh? >> no, the house exploded. >> reporter: just exploded? >> yeah. parts of the house here and parts of the house in my basement, parts of the house here and parts of my house right back over here two blocks. it exploded. yes, sir. big ti
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